Mariam Wakili

Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

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Mariam Wakili, Director of Philanthropic Partnerships, leads efforts to facilitate philanthropic gifts and grants to advance the mission of PolicyLink. She brings over 20 years of experience promoting social equity in communities of color through her work in socially responsible organizations and grassroots activism. Mariam is a passionate advocate for the roles donors and funders can play to center community members as key stakeholders in successful change efforts based on gift economics. Outside of work you can find Mariam meditating, practicing yoga, or hiking many of the beautiful northern California trails with her husband and young son.